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Story Posted on 13-08-2015

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Healthy Diet, Chocolate, Mango

Splurging on sinful food is actually good for you

Do it strategically, so that it is not spontaneous or emotional and there is some semblance of control.

POLITICS

 |  The Cynic  |  5-minute read
Gitanjali, Rabindranath Tagore, Independence Day

Where mind is filled with fear and head hangs low

Reason has lost its way, it has been replaced by hate and self-aggrandisement.

VARIETY

 |  The Way I See It  |  1-minute read
Independence Day, Women, Priyanka bharti

Five Indian women who took freedom in their own hands

They have inspired us by their courage and spirit in the face of incredible odds.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Monsoon Session of Parliament, Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley on why India is frustrated with the Gandhis

In a Facebook post, the finance minister blames Congress for bringing Parliament to a new low.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
APJ Abdul Kalam, Subhas Chandra Bose, Independence Day

10 best freedom quotes every Indian must know by heart

These sayings by some of the country's top icons continue to guide and inspire us.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Nirbhaya Rape case, Rape, Independence Day

Ten excuses for rape in independent India

Our politicians never cease to amaze (ahem, shock) us with their pearls of wisdom.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
We the people, India, Independence Day

Ten things that are essentially Indian

We will immediately attest to the pleasure that comes from sitting cross-legged.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  1-minute read
Lalit Modi, Sushma Swaraj, Rahul Gandhi

Sad reality: While politicians bicker, Lalit Modi chills

Rajdeep Sardesai figures out the real story of Parliament's monsoon session: There's been a lot of outrage, but very little output.

POLITICS

 |  Miscellany  |  4-minute read
Hijras, Transgenders, National Anthem, Independence Day

Why a group of hijras singing the national anthem is inspiring

It is a great addition to a culture of visibility spawned by the rising stars among NGOs devoted to the cause.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Bimaru, DNA, Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar

Two reasons why Nitish Kumar is looking foolish in front of Modi

On one hand, he says, PM is wrong in calling Bihar a 'Bimaru' state, on the other, he himself has been demanding the state a special status.